By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population is expected to be living in urban areas. This rapid urbanization will require intelligent solutions for effectively managing our cities and their growing populations.
At the heart of those solutions will be the development of smart cities—data-driven, connected places utilizing shared knowledge and technology to improve citizens’ lives.
The term ‘Smart City’ has become ubiquitous. While some may think of The Jetsons and flying cars, many of the elements that actually define a true smart city are happening right before our eyes, right here in Arizona.
In this issue, we highlight some of the players, innovators, technologies, and stakeholders focusing on smart city technology in Arizona. Access the full issue here.